Category: I’ve Been In Your Shoes
I’ve Been In Your Shoes: The Housing Nightmare After Prison
Finding housing after prison is a nightmare. But lawmakers and officials can change things. Do they want to?READ MORE
What Do You Need to Know About the Prison Commissary? Part 3￼
Every prison has a different commissary, but general similarities exist. The commissary can make your prison time a little more comfortable.READ MORE
What Do You Need To Know About The Prison Commissary? Part 2
The commissary varies by prison. You’ll get assigned a specific day when you can visit the commissary, and must abide by the rules.READ MORE
What Do You Need To Know About The Prison Commissary? Part 1
Commissary is a must in prison. If you want to have anything extra or of some quality, the prison commissary is the best option.READ MORE
Can You Make Phone Calls While In Prison?
You can make phone calls while in prison. Inmates may use telephones to make calls to people on their authorized call list.READ MORE
What is Visitation Like in Federal Prison?
Visitation in federal prison has changed immensely since 2020. Visitation was prohibited because of COVID-19.READ MORE
What’s the Difference Between General Mail and Legal Mail in Prison?
There are two types of mail in prison: general and special mail. Officers conduct a visual inspection of all mail for contraband.READ MORE
Do You Need To Prepare Financially For Prison?
Yes. It is a good idea to prepare financially for prison. There are resources to help you get your finances in order before you go to prison.READ MORE
Is Communication With Your Attorney Important?
Communication with your attorney is important to ensure that they are able to represent you in the best way possible.READ MORE
I’ve Been In Your Shoes: Will Asking For a Lawyer Make You Seem Guilty?
If you’re wondering if asking for a lawyer makes you look guilty, take time to read this perspective from someone who has been in your shoes.READ MORE